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Coordinates: 51°07′44″N 0°45′12″E / 51.1290, 0.7533
Bethersden
Bethersden Village Sign, Bethersden, Kent - geograph.org.uk - 1137334
Bethersden Village Sign
St Margaret, Bethersden, Kent - geograph.org.uk - 324105
St Margaret



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Bethersden

Red pog.svg Bethersden shown within Kent
Population 1,443 
OS grid reference TQ927402
District Ashford
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ASHFORD
Postcode district TN26
Dialling code 01233
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Ashford
List of places: UK • England • Kent

Bethersden is a small village and civil parish five miles (8 km) west of Ashford, Kent.

The village has two public houses – The Bull and The George. It has a beautiful church (St Margaret's), built in the early 15th century, and a Baptist church (Union Chapel).

Bethersden formerly well known for producing Bethersden Marble and was a centre of the Kentish wool trade. Lovelace Place in Bethersden was the birthplace of 17th-century poet Richard Lovelace.

Several successful business have operated from the village: The Stevenson Brothers, who produce high-quality handmade rocking horses; W & D Cole, who make iron gates and railings; and the former Colt Houses, who sold prefabricated timber homes.

The village has a football team and a cricket team, and a small primary school.

The Bethersden Parish Records Society holds the original parish register, maps, books, photographs and other records relating to the village.

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